5 reasons Cal might be the easiest time of your life

So you’re at the No. 1 public university in the country. Living up to the prestige of our cherished school is probably the most difficult experience you’ve ever had in your life. But despite all the stress — the early morning classes and late night paper-writing — college is a wonderful time,
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The pros and cons of summer classes

Remember the days when summer signified three months of wonderful nothingness? School was over until August or September, and the warm days stretched on endlessly in front of us, promising way too much relaxation and a whole lot of free time. Alas, by the time we get to college, summers
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That awkward moment when your sibling is a Bruin

Just like you and your sibling, UC Berkeley and UCLA have an interesting relationship. This particular UC campus definitely took after its big-sister school. But what can be more awkward than this relationship between sibling schools? Conversations with a sibling who attends the sibling school. Here at the Clog, we
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You’re probably reading this because you clicked on a link that popped up on your Facebook homepage or Twitter feed. That’s fine. Everyone has accepted that it’s the age of social media and that the most surefire way of getting your name or idea “out there” is by spreading the
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Thought-provoking advice from professors

Though weeks away, the beginning of the fall semester is in sight. Saying goodbye to the summer, along with its sunshine and festivities, can be bittersweet. But there’s a lot to be excited about in the coming semester. We will see Chancellor Dirks in action. We will hang out with
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The Book Nook: Discover yourself in ‘Paper Towns’

The book: “Paper Towns” by John Green Suggested for: Anyone who enjoys excellent reading and a moving story about discovering yourself and how to understand those around you. Clog rating:   Regardless of how many years you are now removed from it, there are very few of us who don’t
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Manville Apartments

3 things to remember when moving into your apartment

There is exactly one month left of summer. Facebook has exploded with Tele-BEARS posts (all complaints, of course), summer courses have had exams and those of us lucky enough to be near family have gorged on home-cooked food. This also means students are getting ready to turn on their brains,
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How to spend a somber day (or how to embrace the funk)

Sometimes we have those days that just aren’t like the others. It may be beautiful outside, and the sweet Berkeley summer air might still be mild, but for some reason, there’s something different about the way you feel. Perhaps today is a Monday. Perhaps your inspiration just isn’t on point
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Mapped in Silicon Valley

‘Mapped In Silicon Valley’ helps connect startups

Situated in an area of the world that spawns many great ideas and businesses (and far more horrendous ones), UC Berkeley students can often have difficulty making their work stand out in a field of an equally bright colleagues. “Standing out” has been the mantra instilled in the vast majority
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